Do you want to help to change the world? Higher Groundis the parent company of a global network of Montessori schools and programs which serve over 8,000 families making it the world’s largest provider of scientifically informed education. Since 2016, our schools have spread the transformative power of Montessori education by opening high-fidelity brick and mortar and virtual schools, learning pods and teacher training worldwide. Higher Ground is in high-growth mode. Currently we have a network of over 100 Montessori schools and our ambitions are to expand by 40+ a year.
As a part of our continued growth we are looking for dedicated and passionate full-time Warehouse Associates with experience. As a Warehouse Associate you will be responsible for general labor, warehouse maintenance, building furniture, safely loading, receiving inventory and unloading of materials with the use of a pallet jack, hand truck, or electric stacker. The Warehouse Associate will also be responsible for maintaining excellent customer service to internal customers always. We are seeking candidates who are extremely motivated and are excited about the opportunity to support all operational processes and procedures. If you like growth and working with happy, enthusiastic individuals, you'll enjoy a career with us!
This role is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door, be part of our warehouse founding team and to learn more about Montessori education and the process of setting up new schools. We are excited to find people who want to expand their skillset to lead set up teams and even deliver the materials to our new campuses.
Load, unload, pick, put away, consolidate, stack and stage products and materials using a forklift, pallet jack, or other power equipment
Follow specific work instructions and best practices to safely and accurately complete daily work assignments and record indirect time in a timely manner
Verify that proper documentation is attached
Support all operational processes and procedures to ensure value to the customer and compliance with all HGE policies, customer requirements and federal/state/local regulations
Assists with physical inventories and cycle counts, ensuring proper stock rotation
Inspect each pallet and or case for proper quantities, items brands, and lot codes (as applicable) damages and follow any special instructions on Work Assignment Form and /or additional documentation
Communicate problems, concerns and ideas to management. Identify process improvements.
Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area
Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse. Conduct operations in a manner that promotes safety.
Participate in all assigned training programs and adhere to all guidelines
Perform forklift duties, and learn to containerize basic loads.
Assist in various warehouse maintenance tasks, including sweeping floors, storing equipment, etc.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Previous warehouse or stockroom experience preferred
High School degree or equivalent
Work a rotating schedule that alternates between day and evening as needed
Valid Drivers Licenses with a clean driving record
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States of America
Agree to and pass a background check
Maintain regular and prompt attendance
We dare to dream about a future where every child has the opportunity to receive a high-quality, high-fidelity, authentic Montessori education. To do so requires grit, determination, and entrepreneurial mindset required to bring this vision into reality. It's tough work and the road ahead isn't easy but if you're up for the challenge, we're confident it will be worth it!
What we offer
$12 - $15 per hour plus overtime
Career growth and professional development opportunities
Health, dental and vision insurance
Flexible paid time off and paid holidays
100% free tuition for up to two children at Guidepost Montessori
If you are as excited about this opportunity as we are, we hope you apply today!